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Classic Rooftop
Special Events Classic Rooftop

Fresh air, fresh films. Enjoy the best films from the first day of their release outside in the open air at Classic Rooftop.

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Cult Classics
Retrospectives Cult Classics

Our Cult Classics calendar includes silver screen masterpieces from the early 20th century through to now.

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25 Nov
Jazz Gathering
Live Performance Jazz Gathering

Join us for our Thursday Jazz gathering a sparkling inter-generational performance with different guests every week! Anchored by saxophonist Rob Burke and double bassist Simon Starr.

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28 Nov
Encanto – Family Fun Day
Advance Screenings Encanto – Family Fun Day

Get your family together and be the first to see Disney's latest animated adventure, Encanto!

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29 Nov
The Card Counter – Members Preview
Advance Screenings The Card Counter – Members Preview

Movie Club Members are invited to preview THE CARD COUNTER, the intense new thriller from Taxi Driver screenwriter Paul Schrader starring Oscar Isaac.

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01 Dec
Eric Clapton: Lockdown Sessions – One Night Only
Special Events Eric Clapton: Lockdown Sessions – One Night Only

Join us for a special event screening of legendary guitarist Eric Clapton's private lockdown concert, featuring many of his regular contributors! One night only on Wednesday 1 December.

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01 Dec
The French Dispatch - Special Event Preview
Special Events The French Dispatch - Special Event Preview

Oh là là! See Wes Anderson's long-awaited The French Dispatch at our special event preview screening. Complimentary glass of sparkling and cheese on arrival. Limited edition The French Dispatch magazines available while stocks last.

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04 Dec
Christmas with André: Special Limited Season
Special Events Christmas with André: Special Limited Season

Celebrate Christmas with the King of the Waltz with this spectacular musical event, brought to life on the big screen!

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05 Dec
Wes Week
Special Events Wes Week

Explore the World of Wes Anderson in the week leading up to the release of The French Dispatch with four of his finest films.

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10 Dec
Christmas at Classic
Retrospectives Christmas at Classic

Spend Christmas at Classic December with our retrospective of holiday classics that's sure to get you Santa-mental.

Sleigh what?
10 Dec
Film and Frothies – Ghostbusters: Afterlife
Advance Screenings Film and Frothies – Ghostbusters: Afterlife

Re-team with everyone's favourite poltergeist-pulverisers in this sequel to the 80s classic, with a complimentary Kaiju! Krush on arrival and cheap frothies from the bar.

STAY PUFT
12 Dec
The Worst Person in the World – Pinot Previews
Special Events The Worst Person in the World – Pinot Previews

Join us for an advance screening of acclaimed Nordic romantic-drama THE WORST PERSON IN THE WORLD, featuring a complimentary glass of Pinot on arrival. In partnership with Sticks Winery. Co-presented by Europa! Europa Film Festival.

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13 Dec
Come Back Anytime – Special Event Screening
Special Events Come Back Anytime – Special Event Screening

Join us for a special event screening of this moving documentary on one legendary ramen shop and the community that forms around it.

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15 Dec
Red Rocket – Rooftop Preview Screening
Advance Screenings Red Rocket – Rooftop Preview Screening

Join us for a special rooftop preview screening of Sean Baker's acclaimed new film RED ROCKET! Frozen pornstar martinis available at the bar.

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19 Dec
Bergman Island – Pinot Previews
Special Events Bergman Island – Pinot Previews

Join us for an advance screening of acclaimed director Mia Hansen-Løve's latest film, BERGMAN ISLAND, featuring a complimentary glass of Pinot on arrival. In partnership with Sticks Winery.

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19 Dec
Tom Ballard – Live at Classic
Special Events Tom Ballard – Live at Classic

Beloved Australian comedian Tom Ballard (Tonightly with Tom Ballard) performs LIVE at Classic!

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25 Dec
Fiddler on the Roof - Christmas TRADITIOOOON Screening
Special Events Fiddler on the Roof - Christmas TRADITIOOOON Screening

It's tradition! Join Tevye and his daughters this Christmas Day for a special screening of Fiddler on the Roof.

MAKE ME A MATCH.
31 Dec
Falling for Figaro – NYE Preview
Advance Screenings Falling for Figaro – NYE Preview

Join us for this special advance screening of delightful Australian romantic-comedy FALLING FOR FIGARO on New Year's Eve! Includes a complimentary glass of sparkling from our friends at Azahara.

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31 Dec
The Eyes of Tammy Faye – NYE Preview
Special Events The Eyes of Tammy Faye – NYE Preview

Join us for a special New Year's Eve preview of THE EYES OF TAMMY FAYE! Includes a complimentary glass of sparkling from our friends at Azahara.

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13 Jan
Parallel Mothers – Special Event Preview
Special Events Parallel Mothers – Special Event Preview

We're kicking off our retrospective on master filmmaker Pedro Almodóvar in style: with a special preview of his long-anticipated new film Parallel Mothers! Includes a complimentary drink on arrival.

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15 Jan
Charlie Chaplin Retrospective
Retrospectives Charlie Chaplin Retrospective

Rediscover the magic of the original master of film comedy, Charlie Chaplin, with this glorious program of his greatest films.

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16 Jan
Benedetta – Europa! Europa Program Launch Screening
Special Events Benedetta – Europa! Europa Program Launch Screening

See BENEDETTA, the delirious and decidedly unholy new film from legendary auteur Paul Verhoeven, at the Europa! Europa program launch. Includes holy water and wafer on arrival.

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20 Jan
¡Almodóvar!
Retrospectives ¡Almodóvar!

A complete retrospective of the master of melodrama's films.

ATAME!
20 Feb
Some Happy Day – Fundraiser Launch for Sacred Heart Mission
Special Events Some Happy Day – Fundraiser Launch for Sacred Heart Mission

Join us for a special fundraiser launch of buzzworthy local film SOME HAPPY DAY, with proceeds going towards Sacred Heart Mission. Includes a Q&A with the filmmakers.

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21 Feb
Some Happy Day – Q&A Screening
Special Events Some Happy Day – Q&A Screening

Join us for a Q&A screening of buzzworthy Australian film SOME HAPPY DAY, with writer/director Catherine Hill and the film's stars!

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24 Mar
Reel Rock 16
Adventure Reel Rock 16

Reel Rock 16, a celebration of the greatest stories in climbing, returns this March!

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Hitchcock Retrospective
Retrospectives Hitchcock Retrospective

We're bringing nearly the entire oeuvre of the Master of Suspense himself back to the big screen.

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Open Caption Sessions
Open Caption Sessions

Weekly open caption sessions for anyone who needs it.

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JIFF
Film Festivals JIFF

We are the proud home of the Jewish International Film Festival in Melbourne.

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BYO Baby at Classic
Promotions BYO Baby at Classic

Crying, kicking, screaming is welcome, and that goes for the babies as well. 

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Classic Southside
Live Performance Classic Southside

Jazz, comedy and talks are back at Classic Southside.

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Art and Theatre on Screen
Art & Theatre Art and Theatre on Screen

Presenting fine art and theatre on The Big Screen. 

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Adventure Documentaries
Adventure Adventure Documentaries

We're bringing breathtaking real-life adventures and glorious outdoor vistas to the big screen.

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David Lynch Retrospective
Retrospectives David Lynch Retrospective

We're showcasing all ten feature films by the master of surreal cinema, David Lynch, to commemorate his 75th birthday.

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Dune – Tickets On Sale Now!
Special Events Dune – Tickets On Sale Now!

Denis Villeneuve's sci-fi epic, based on the beloved book and starring Timothée Chalamet, hits cinemas December 2, and tickets are on sale now!

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Film and Frothies Preview Screenings
Promotions Film and Frothies Preview Screenings

Enjoy previews of these fresh films with a complimentary Kaiju Krush! on arrival*, plus cheap frothies from the bar until close.

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Limited Edition Classic Tote Bags for Sale
Promotions Limited Edition Classic Tote Bags for Sale

Our new limited edition tote is a must-have accessory for any serious cinephile.

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Limited Edition Classic T-Shirts and Masks For Sale
Promotions Limited Edition Classic T-Shirts and Masks For Sale

Attention Classic superfans! We have a limited supply of Classic t-shirts and masks for sale in the gift shop.

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National Theatre Live
Art & Theatre National Theatre Live

The best of British theatre on our cinema screens.

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Paul Thomas Anderson: Long Takes and L.A. Nights
Retrospectives Paul Thomas Anderson: Long Takes and L.A. Nights

To celebrate PTA's upcoming film "Licorice Pizza", we're showcasing all 8 features from this daring and eclectic master of cinema.

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Roadrunner: A Film About Anthony Bourdain – Special Limited Season
Special Events Roadrunner: A Film About Anthony Bourdain – Special Limited Season

Join us for this intimate documentary portrait of the iconic chef and documentarian, Anthony Bourdain.

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Seven Beauties: The Films of Lina Wertmüller
Retrospectives Seven Beauties: The Films of Lina Wertmüller

Seven of the irreverent, rule-breaking director's best films.

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